Other than the size of the field, there were few surprises Friday as qualifying for the July 20 primary election came to a close.
District 51 State Sen. Chip Pearson is looking forward to spending time with his family when his term expires in December.
A local certified public accountant was appointed Friday by Gov. Sonny Perdue to serve on the Georgia State Board of Accountancy.
Candidates for the 9th District U.S. House seat made stops in Dawsonville earlier this week as polls opened for advance voting in next week's special election.
There have been more than 600 fire fatalities in the U.S. since the beginning of the year.
A former Lumpkin County commissioner who spent the last several years in Dawsonville was killed Friday in a three-vehicle wreck near the War Hill community.
Evan Curry arrived to a campsite at the newly renovated War Hill Park last Thursday to spend the week fishing with his young sons and enjoying some time with his extended family.
Ryan Pritchard never thought he'd go to college.
The field of candidates hoping to become Dawson County's next clerk of Superior Court continued to swell as four more have said they planned to seek election.
A veteran law enforcement officer who spent the last six years as a supervisor in court services announced Monday he will run for Dawson County's clerk of Superior Court.
A local businessman has joined the growing list of residents hoping to become Dawson County's next clerk of Superior Court.
More than 65 bags of trash and 27 tires were collected last week as Keep Dawson County Beautiful and the Dawson County Marshal's Office teamed up to kick off the Great American Clean-up.
Attorneys for the couple trying to stop construction of a motorsports park in western Dawson County say a security deed signed by EHK Investments confirms the group is a proper party in the lawsuit.
State Department of Transportation officials say renovations to Dawson County's busiest intersection could begin within the next 18 months.
Qualifying begins Monday in Dawson County for candidates running for county commission, school board and clerk of Superior Court.
County workers could see a pay increase on their next paychecks if commissioners approve a 2 percent cost of living adjustment suggested by County Manager Cindy Campbell.
Preparations are in place for everyone wanting to celebrate the holidays with a hearty feast this Thanksgiving.
Nationwide champion. Rookie of the year. Most popular driver.
State Sen. Steve Gooch was named to the third ranking leadership position in the Senate Republican Caucus for the upcoming legislative session on Monday.
A second teen has been arrested in connection with a string of church burglaries earlier this year.
Saturday's contest may not have been the result Dawson County High School's competitive cheerleaders had hoped for, but the excitement of competing in the state finals in Columbus had the team pumped in celebration of a winning season.
The "si-rene" atop the world-famous Pool Room is screaming through downtown Dawsonville for Chase Elliott
A ceremony was held last week to celebrate the latest graduates of the Dawson County Citizens Academy.
Georgia voters last week approved an amendment to the state's Constitution that imposes additional fees for reckless driving violations when they are pleaded down from driving under the influence.
A woman whose Dawson County home caught fire and exploded in March has been charged with felony insurance fraud after officials say she exaggerated the extent of her losses from the blaze.
Dawsonville's legacy of producing NASCAR champions continued Saturday when Chase Elliott clinched the 2014 Nationwide Series title with a fifth-place finish at Phoenix International Speedway.
A portion of road could be skipped when the county begins a repaving project on Burt Creek Road if an agreement with the city isn't reached.
The community paid tribute to servicemen and women of all ages and from each branch of the military Tuesday during Dawsonville's Veterans Day celebration.
Rep. David Ralston will retain his position as one of the most powerful leaders in the Georgia General Assembly after House Republicans unanimously approved his nomination as Speaker of the House for another two years during Monday morning's caucus meeting at the state capitol.
The first of two public hearings required before commissioners can adopt the county's 2015 budget brought out a handful of speakers in support of adult literacy.